Timeline – Wyoming Echoes

This is a timeline of events from J. Laird Warner’s memoir Wyoming Echoes. This will be updated as I move further through the project.

Memoir of J. Laird Warner. See other chapters here.


1869LaFayette Munsell comes to Nebraska and built a stockade at what came to be Red Cloud

1872Mark and Joe Warner come to Nebraska

1875 –  May 6th Mark Warner married Sarah Ann Munsell

1890Mark Warner has a good orchard of apples and cherries but loses it all to the grasshoppers

1892Mark Warner hauls freight in Wyoming; Johnson County War

1893 – Warners come to Wyoming

1895 – Warners move back to Ten Sleep from Hyatville and file a desert claim on the Nowood River

1895 –  September 20th bear stampedes the cows near their tent; ages for children stated as Berch: 12, Laird: 7, Della: 13 and Adene: 4

1897 – Uncle Joe Warner visits from Red Cloud; Laird and Della visit Nebraska; gives Grandpa Ezra Burchard Warner’s age as 88

1898 – Nowood flooded so moved near the Ten Sleep River in the spring

1898 – Bighorn Forest Reserve established, Mark Warner one of first forest rangers appointed

1900 – Large forest fire in Ten Sleep area started in September

~1902Mark Warner was elected County Commissioner of Big Horn County

1902Berch Warner starts a freighting line